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(A) The Marshal shall be the peace officer of the municipality and the executive head, under the Mayor, of the police force. The Marshal, and the deputy marshals, police officers, or night security officers under him or her shall have the powers conferred by law upon police officers in all municipalities of the state, and other powers not inconsistent with the nature of their offices as are conferred by ordinance.
(B) A Marshal, deputy marshal, or police officer of a municipality may participate, as the director of an organized crime task force established under R.C. § 177.02 or as a member of the investigatory staff of such a task force, in an investigation of organized criminal activity in any counties in this state under R.C. §§ 177.01 through 177.03.
(R.C. § 737.18)